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Here we write about our latest updates and share our knowledge by publishing insightful articles on how to use fleet management telematics solutions to take your business to a new level!

How to effectively control fuel consumption within the fleet?

How to effectively control fuel consumption within the fleet?

Fuel control is one of the most important issues for any transport company, as fuel accounts for a large part of fleet maintenance expenses. Using high-quality software and hardware is essential in getting accurate fuel consumption data and being able to make informed fleet management decisions, thus we’ve written this post to explain what equipment can be used to track fuel consumption and why you should choose one or another. 
What integrations does Mapon offer?

What integrations does Mapon offer?

Automating fleet management processes saves resources and helps to avoid errors. One of the ways to achieve it is by using integrations. It allows you to cut down on manual data entry and switching between different systems to get the work done.
Why does the distance data from odometer and GPS data differ?

Why does the distance data from odometer and GPS data differ?

We often receive various questions about fleet data – how we gather and analyse them, and, most frequently, why is there a difference in the same data that is obtained from various sources. This article provides a broader explanation of how and why distance data vary depending on whether you get it from odometer or GPS.

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6 solutions to help you digitise fleet management operations

6 solutions to help you digitise fleet management operations

Digitalisation is no news to the business world. However, the current situation with the coronavirus outbreak has significantly increased the need to switch as many business operations as possible to the digital environment. It’s especially important for the transportation, logistics and delivery companies that have a crucial role in helping the world to deal with the pandemic. Here’s a list of six solutions that could allow your business to digitise and automate many of your daily operations and prepare for the future after the pandemic.
5 solutions to improve your fleet safety

5 solutions to improve your fleet safety

Road safety is influenced both by road conditions and maintenance as well as the drivers’ habits and vehicles’ technical condition. The topic of safe driving and fleet management has become very popular during the past years. In some countries, transportation companies even receive awards about developing their businesses by implementing safe driving and fleet management practices. But how exactly can a company improve its fleet safety? Here are some of the solutions that have helped our clients to do that! 
Dashboards for a convenient overview of your fleet state

Dashboards for a convenient overview of your fleet state

User experience is what makes customers choose one product over another. At Mapon, we strive to make our platform as easy-to-use and understand as possible, and it can only be done by taking into account what our clients have to say. Recently, we’ve got feedback that there is plenty of useful information in our system that offers a very detailed look into the state of the company fleet, but it takes a lot of time just to click through all sections and find all that data. That allowed our team to come up with Dashboards – an entirely new section that will allow you to keep track of the most important information of your fleet. 
How to measure and improve fleet efficiency in your company?

How to measure and improve fleet efficiency in your company?

When your business grows, your fleet grows along with it. Eventually, it becomes quite a challenge to manage it and ensure high fleet efficiency levels. The more vehicles you have, the harder it is to understand whether it’s enough, too much or too little. This is an issue many private companies and state organisations face today, so we, at Mapon, created a brand new fleet efficiency solution that will help you decide what changes your fleet needs to improve its overall performance. After all, would you want to analyse it all by yourself or rather trust a convenient system? 
Tacho Hotel – a stand alone solution for hosting multiple tachograph cards

Tacho Hotel – a stand alone solution for hosting multiple tachograph cards

If your company provides remote digital tachograph data download services to other businesses, you know the struggle of keeping all the tachograph cards organised and available at all times. Storing smart cards at clients’ offices and ensuring their availability 24/7 can be a mess. Similarly, hosting tens or hundreds of cards in your office can easily turn into a cable and card reader chaos. Luckily, there is a solution to avoid such situations – a stand alone tachograph remote download card hotel, or, as we call it, the Tacho Hotel. 
Driving Log – a new, convenient solution to route logging

Driving Log – a new, convenient solution to route logging

Manual counting of every employee’s work and private routes takes up a lot of time and may cause unnecessary expenses for the company. To help our partners and clients avoid such risks, we’ve introduced a new feature, the Driving Log, to our system. The solution allows you to set private and work routes as well as choose a time frame for routing purposes for the whole week, enabling automatic change of the route type and saving many hours spent on reporting every month.